Jharkhand: Maoists kill two persons at kangaroo court
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 20:56
  
Latehar: Two villagers have been killed by the activists of the CPI (Maoist) at a kangaroo court in Latehar district, the police said on Tuesday.

The bodies of Harbar Singh and Chetu Singh were recovered at Baresand village this morning, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ashwini Sinha told newsmen here.

The Maoists claimed responsibility of their killing through a note left near the bodies. They accused the duo of being brokers and indulging in theft the police officer said.

He said the bodies bore cuts by sharp weapons.

Earlier in the morning, the police had said they were shot dead by unknown persons.

Quoting villagers, Sinha said Harbar Singh and Chetu Singh were taken away from their homes by the Maoists on Sunday . A kangaroo court was convened in the forests where the two villagers were killed by them.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 20:56


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